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Australia intercepts drugs haul hidden in raisin boxes

Australian police have arrested a man after finding a 216kg (476lb) haul of heroin and pseudoephedrine hidden in a shipment of raisins from Afghanistan.

The Sydney man, who has not been named, has been charged with importing a commercial quantity of drugs.

David Sharpe, from the Australian Federal Police, said that the find would have a significant impact on organised crime.

  • 29 Nov 2011
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